Short Note – 87th Academy Awards



Hello and welcome to ExamPundit. 87th Academy Awards or Oscar Awards was held in Hollywood, Los Angeles on 22nd February, 2015. The official title was rebranded as The Oscars in 2013 – changed from The Academy Awards. The Oscars are presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).


Everyone knows the statuette as “Oscar,” but it actually has an official name: Academy Award of Merit.



Actor Neil Patrick Harris hosted the ceremony for the first time. 




Awards –



  • Best Picture – Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) – Alejandro González Iñárritu
  • Best Actor – Eddie Redmayne – The Theory of Everything as Stephen Hawking
  • Best Actress – Julianne Moore – Still Alice as Dr. Alice Howland
  • Best Directing – Alejandro González Iñárritu – Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
  • Best Supporting Actress – Patricia Arquette – Boyhood
  • Best Supporting Actor – J. K. Simmons – Whiplash
  • Best Original Screenplay – Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) – Alejandro González Iñárritu
  • Best Animated Feature Film – Big Hero 6 – Don Hall, Chris Williams and Roy Conli
  • Best Foreign Language Film – Ida (Poland) in Polish  – Paweł Pawlikowski


Academy Honorary Awards

  • Jean-Claude Carrière
  • Hayao Miyazaki
  • Maureen O’Hara

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

  • Harry Belafonte







Most Nominations & Awards – Birdman (or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) – 9






Click Here to Check 2015 BAFTA Awards >


Click Here to Check 2015 Golden Globe Awards >


Click Here to Check 2015 Filmfare Awards >




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